When a Teak is weathered, it also loses its original look but in turn it gains a very majestic and almost a silver glow. Most of the owners prefer this aged look of the teak because it has the resistance to infestation and rotting. It can also be appreciated without much upkeep. The aluminum outdoor furniture is long lasting and robust. However if the coating that is protecting it gets rusted, it can easily corrode. The plastic furniture is water proof naturally, thus it can be left outside throughout the year.
Is this area going to be an extension from your home? Does it flow from inside to outside and reversed? When searching online, imagine the space size, what style do I like. Will these items fit in my space comfortably and not be cramped. With all the various material available, one must do their homework. Wicker, resin /polyethylene plastic, metal, hardwood or softwoods. All important questions that you must answer about your new oasis.